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Light colored soft wood (cedar?); elaborately carved with scrolls and borders; edges bound with iron bands; two rampant lions, crowned, facing each other are carved on the front. Badly worm-eaten on top.

Provenance

Californian; By 1902, sold to Denman Waldo Ross; 1902, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish or Mexican, 16th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.055 x .59 x .65 H.

Accession Number

02.321

Medium or Technique

Wood (cedar?), iron

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Wood Carvings / Turnings